Table 1

Prior distributions used for Bayesian latent class analysis

Study groupParameterDistributionReference
Foreign-born, HIV-seronegative, aged ≥5 yearsLTBI prevalencebeta(1,1)Assumption
TST sensitivitybeta(143,37)See online supplementary table S2
TST specificitybeta(7,3)Assumption
QFT-IT sensitivitybeta(80,29)See online supplementary table S2
QFT-IT specificitybeta(9,1)Assumption
TSPOT sensitivitybeta(36,20)See online supplementary table S2
TSPOT specificitybeta(9,1)Assumption
Foreign-born, HIV-seronegative, aged <5 yearsLTBI prevalencebeta(1,1)Assumption
TST sensitivitybeta(90,41)See online supplementary table S2
TST specificitybeta(7,3)Assumption
QFT-IT sensitivitybeta(54,22)See online supplementary table S2
QFT-IT specificitybeta(9,1)Assumption
TSPOT sensitivitybeta(56,31)See online supplementary table S2
TSPOT specificitybeta(9,1)Assumption
Foreign-born, HIV-seropositive, aged ≥5 yearsLTBI prevalencebeta(1,1)Assumption
TST sensitivitybeta(40,56)See online supplementary table S2
TST specificitybeta(7,3)Assumption
QFT-IT sensitivitybeta(6,5)See online supplementary table S2
QFT-IT specificitybeta(9,1)Assumption
TSPOT sensitivitybeta(10,9)See online supplementary table S2
TSPOT specificitybeta(9,1)Assumption
US-born, HIV-seronegative, aged ≥5 yearsLTBI prevalencebeta(1,1)Assumption
TST sensitivitybeta(143,37)See online supplementary table S2
TST specificitybeta(7,3)Assumption
QFT-IT sensitivitybeta(80,29)See online supplementary table S2
QFT-IT specificitybeta(9,1)Assumption
TSPOT sensitivitybeta(36,20)See online supplementary table S2
TSPOT specificitybeta(9,1)Assumption
US-born, HIV-seropositive, aged ≥5 yearsLTBI prevalencebeta(1,1)Assumption
TST sensitivitybeta(40,56)See online supplementary table S2
TST specificitybeta(7,3)Assumption
QFT-IT sensitivitybeta(6,5)See online supplementary table S2
QFT-IT specificitybeta(9,1)Assumption
TSPOT sensitivitybeta(10,9)See online supplementary table S2
TSPOT specificitybeta(9,1)Assumption
  • LTBI, latent TB infection; QFT-IT, QuantiFERON Gold In-Tube; TSPOT, T-SPOT.TB; TST, tuberculin skin test.